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Rob Pelinka says Austin Reaves has the ‘Mamba gene’

During his recent media availability, Lakers GM Rob Pelinka lobbed quite the compliment toward Austin Reaves by stating he has the Kobe Bryant "Mamba gene."

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Lakers expect to have full roster healthy to start training camp

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the rest of the Lakers are healthy and ready to go for training camp next week.

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Darvin Ham reveals D’Angelo Russell will be Lakers starting point guard to begin season

Despite the sour note D’Angelo Russell ended the season on last year, Darvin Ham is sticking with him as his starting point guard heading into this season.

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Rob Pelinka makes D’Angelo Russell analogy that you should probably just read yourself

Rob Pelinka described D’Angelo Russell’s second Lakers stint with a comparison only he could have come up with.

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Rob Pelinka says Rui Hachimura spent offseason training with LeBron James

After undergoing a "personal renaissance" with the Lakers last year, Rui Hachimura spent the offseason working out with LeBron James as his "understudy."

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The Lakers have maxed out their roster: Here’s who is coming to training camp

With their four signings on Thursday, the Lakers are (probably) done making moves ahead of training camp. Here’s where their roster stands.

Report: Lakers among teams interested in Jrue Holiday

Predictably, the Lakers are reportedly among the teams interested in Jrue Holiday after he was traded from the Bucks to the Blazers as part of the Damian Lillard deal.

Could the Lakers get involved in the Jrue Holiday trade sweepstakes?

After being part of the Damian Lillard trade, Jrue Holiday is expected to be moved again by the Blazers. Could the Lakers get involved on a deal?

Austin Reaves says Lakers have ‘most talented’ team in the league

The Lakers will have one of the best teams in the NBA this season with Austin Reaves believing they’ll be the "most talented."

Austin Reaves doesn’t regret not shooting his shot with Taylor Swift

Austin Reaves says Taylor Swift is "literally amazing," makes great music, and has "the best fans in the world," but he still doesn’t have second thoughts about not trying to reach out after the two were romantically linked this summer.

Austin Reaves has no issues with his contract: ‘It’s hard to be mad at making $54 million’

Austin Reaves could have gotten more money this summer if a team like the Spurs had given him an offer sheet in free agency, but he’s happy where he’s at with the Lakers.

The Lakers had their mini-camp and Anthony Davis is already impressing

The Lakers held their mini-camp in San Diego last weekend and Anthony Davis’ shooting is already drawing praise from Austin Reaves and his teammates.

How the Pelicans’ draft rights impact the Lakers’ future picks

The Lakers' ability to make a move this season may be limited by a quirk of the Anthony Davis trade.

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Dwyane Wade says Kobe Bryant winning titles led to Miami Heat super team with LeBron James

The Lakers’ success in the late 2000s and early 2010s was apparently one of the driving factors behind Dwyane Wade and LeBron James forming a super team.

Why the Lakers aren’t in the Buddy Hield trade rumors

After years of being linked to him, Buddy Hield looks set to be traded but the Lakers are not a team reportedly showing interest.

Film Study: Breaking down Austin Reaves’ World Cup play

Let’s take a closer look at how Austin Reaves fared during the FIBA World Cup.

On the Sparks’ multifaceted path towards improvement

Following a disappointing year, Los Angeles faces a critical offseason that has the potential to shape their future.

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These teams should be eyeing the Wizards’ vets

The Wizards should keep their veterans available to trade with playoff teams.

Jeanie Buss reveals Dr. Jerry Buss was offered $1 billion for Lakers in early 2000s

Roughly two decades and multiple championships ago, Dr. Jerry Buss was, according to his daughter and current owner Jeanie, offered $1 billion for the Lakers...and turned it down.

How Austin Reaves showed growth (and areas he can get better) for Team USA

Austin Reaves was incredibly efficient offensively in the World Cup, and the ways he needs to get better on defense may not matter as much when he plays for the Lakers.

‘Winning Time’ creator Jim Hecht on future of show: ‘I don’t think that it’s completely over’

While the immediate future of "Winning Time" is gloomy, creator of the show Jim Hecht believes there still could be a future it.

Jarred Vanderbilt says he modeled his game after Lamar Odom, Penny Hardaway

With a unique skillset in his own right, Jarred Vanderbilt spoke recently about modeling his game after two unique players in Lamar Odom and Penny Hardaway.

Pau Gasol speaks on role as FIBA ambassador, growth of women’s basketball and more during Manila visit

During his first visit to the Philippines, Lakers legend Pau Gasol talked about his post-retirement plans, and making the most of his influence to leave a positive impact around the world.

Jarred Vanderbilt full contract and salary details, explained

The Lakers agreed to an extension with Jarred Vanderbilt that will pay him handsomely as reward for a strong 2022-23 season.

Jarred Vanderbilt’s contract extension is a worthwhile overpay

Vando’s potential to live up to this multi-year extension isn’t among the biggest reasons this deal makes sense for the Lakers.

What draft picks do the Lakers still have available?

Win-now moves have largely sapped the Lakers of draft capital right now, but when will the team have picks again in the future?

How much cap space will the Lakers have this summer?

We will be keeping track of the salary cap situation for the Lakers as it updates, and how much usable space the team will have.

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Winning Time: Dr. Buss’ divorce, Jeanie Buss spilling secrets and Linda and Kurt Rambis

As enthralling as the season finale of "Winning Time" on the court during the 1984 NBA Finals, the off-court drama with Dr. Jerry Buss, Jeanie and Linda and Kurt Rambis was equally enticing.

Jeanie Buss wanted ‘Winning Time’ to get more seasons

Like many Lakers fans, Jeanie Buss wanted to see HBO’s "Winning Time" to get more seasons than the two it received before being canceled.

3 takeaways from Jarred Vanderbilt’s extension with the Lakers

Jarred Vanderbilt's new contract is the latest move to follow what has been a clear and refreshing offseason plan for the Lakers. However, it also raises some questions.

Winning Time: How heated were the 1984 NBA Finals between the Lakers and Celtics?

After years of circling one another in the early 1980s, the Celtics and Lakers finally met in the Finals in 1984 in one of the most memorable showdowns in league history.

HBO’s ‘Winning Time’ not renewed for third season

The finale of the second season of HBO’s "Winning Time" will serve as the series finale, as the show will not return for a third season.

Jeanie Buss loves Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dr. Jerry Buss ‘Winning Time’ portrayals

While the future of the show may be in danger, "Winning Time" continues to have one big, vocal backer in Lakers owner Jeanie Buss.

Report: Lakers sign Jarred Vanderbilt to four-year, $48 million extension

The Lakers and Jarred Vanderbilt have extended their partnership for at least another season, and possibly up to five.


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